R2 Read and comprehend independently, A) both self-selected and teacher-directed texts, B) complex literary and informational texts, and C) from multiple sources representing perspectives identities like and unlike their own from dominant, non-dominant, and marginalized social groups.
126.96.36.199 Read independently and self-monitor understanding of grade-level text and independently annotate learning, applying strategies when meaning breaks down, including, but not limited to, consulting resources for more information, with guidance and support.
188.8.131.52 Select, read, and comprehend texts that address academic tasks, proficiently at grade 8 text complexity.
184.108.40.206 Locate, select, and read texts that address personal identity and intersectionality, utilizing various search methods.
R3 Read independently, both self-selected and teacher-directed complex literary and informational texts, representing perspectives of historical and contemporary Dakota and Anishinaabe people.
220.127.116.11 Choose and read texts that address the purpose (e.g., personal interest, enjoyment, academic tasks), representing perspectives and identities of historical and contemporary Dakota and Anishinaabe people. (Connects to mastery of skills in grade-level text in standard R2)
R4 Read critically to comprehend, interpret, and analyze themes and central ideas in complex literary and informational texts.
18.104.22.168 Cite textual evidence that most strongly supports conclusions of what a text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text including analysis of what characters or individuals are saying in the text (dialogue and quotations); objectively summarize the text.
R5 Apply knowledge of text structure to understand and evaluate a wide variety of complex literary and informational texts.
22.214.171.124 Evaluate the differing structures, including narrative point of view, of two or more literary texts with similar themes or topics and how the structures contribute to their meaning and style. (e.g., poetry/short story, drama/poem).
126.96.36.199 Analyze the informational text structure (including, but not limited to, cause/effect, problem/solution, and proposition/support) highlighting the role that a particular sentence or paragraph has in developing and refining a key concept.
188.8.131.52 Compare and contrast the ideas/ information conveyed through illustrations, graphics, and other audiovisual elements in a wide variety of texts, based on accuracy, perspective, credibility and relevance.
R6 Analyze influences on content, meaning, and style of text including fact and fiction, time period, and author perspective and identity, including Dakota and Anishinaabe perspective, in complex literary and informational texts.
184.108.40.206 Analyze how an author, including Dakota and Anishinaabe authors, develops the point of view and identity of the character to enrich a text.
220.127.116.11 Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, including stories, poems, and historical novels including describing how the material is rendered new.
18.104.22.168 Analyze a case in which two or more texts, including one text by or about Minnesota American Indians or other diverse cultures, provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.